Our proprietary Shadow fabric is back, but not as you’ve seen it before. Constructed using the same technique of stretch weaving yarns dipped in a durable water repellent (DWR) treatment, our new fabric incorporates threads that are just as strong but even lighter. Treated for a second time with DWR, the technique creates an out-of-the-pocket jacket whose feathery weight belies its incredible wind and water-resistant properties.
The RCC Lightweight Shadow Jacket will ward off biting wind and all but the most concerted of downpours yet, since the fabric eliminates the need for a membrane, it also breathes exceptionally well to regulate body temperature. The woven fabric also provides an element of mechanical stretch and wraps around a rider’s body to create a tight race fit. A full-length, two-way zip allows for easy adjustments on the fly while a reflective armband combines with reflective RCC bands to vastly improve your visibility while riding through the gloom. Minimal, elasticated closures at the cuffs and the hem hold the jacket in place while keeping bulk to a minimum, helpful when stuffing the jacket into a jersey pocket.